"A very compelling account of daily life as experienced by poor, urban, African-American adolescent girls. Recommended." —"Choice." 211 pp.
Recovers a lesser-known aspect of The Black Panther Party's broader struggle for social justice: health care. The author argues that the party's understanding of health as a basic human right and its engagement with the social implications of genetics anticipated current debates about the politics of health and race. 289 pp.
In a gripping and provocative debut, an anthropologist sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of our time—the human consequences of U.S. immigration policy. 358 pp.
Explores how and why black women in places as far-flung as New York City, Atlanta, London and Johannesburg incorporatee style and beauty culture into their activism. 256 pp.
Presents one of the first comprehensive, entertaining looks at the artifactual evidence of real pirates, recovered at shipwrecks and pirate bases. 339 pp.